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Dispute settled

Blue Cross and HMA settle hospital payment dispute

An overcast Friday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Mississippi's largest health insurer and its second-largest hospital operator have settled their dispute.

Plus, federal prosecutors are calling it one of the largest money laundering schemes in Mississippi history and today the alleged mastermind behind the drug trafficking operation entered a guilty plea in court.

And, authorities say Mississippi State University's campus police chief has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with Driving Under the Influence.

In sports, a look at Ole Miss preparations for the Music City Bowl.

Broken clouds and 74 degrees and a possible stormy weekend ahead. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

Of course, you will see any breaking news first on WLBT and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and msnewsnow.com.

 

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